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Winners of the IEEE Young Professional Green ICT Idea Competition

September 8th, 2017

The IEEE Green ICT Initiative would like to congratulate the winners of the IEEE Young Professional Green ICT Idea Competition

  • Hasan Farooq and Ali Imran, USA


  • Alis Daniela Torres, Spain


Why ubiquitous broadband and green ICT go hand-in-hand

August 21st, 2017

Charles Despins, Co-Chair for the IEEE Green ICT Initiative, has published an interesting article in the Aug. 15, 2017 issue of SmartCitiesDive Magazine advocating that city planners, managers, citizens and other stakeholders should recognize broadband as essential infrastructure, just like water and power.  They should leverage its contribution to economic development, a clean environment and healthy social fabrics, particularly when globalization and shifts in traditional manufacturing paradigms put their communities at risk.

For our future, be fearless and limitless —A lesson learnt from a 12 Year-old Girl

July 26th, 2017

By Dr. Yaning Zou, Green ICT initiative volunteer


Since the announcement of the young professionals Green ICT competition, we have received many brilliant ideas from all over the world. Good news, our young engineers do care about our planet and our future!

Designing the Green Internet On-Line Course

July 6th, 2017

Designing the Green Internet

Energy efficient design of access, backbone and the Cloud

Course recording made available on-demand for 15 days only.  

Course Run Time:  6 hours, 13 minutes

Instructor: Fabrizio Granelli


Is it true that the Internet consumes more than 3% of all energy in World?

New Realities – Augmented and Virtual – For ICT Sustainability

June 14th, 2017

Jaafar Elmirghani, one of the 3 Co-Chairs for the IEEE Green ICT Initiative, has published an interesting article in the June’17 issue of ECN Magazine Tech Focus on Going Green that discusses how emerging consumer services may give end-users a role in greening the world.

Augmented and virtual reality are developing rapidly due to commercial opportunities to enhance how users experience the actual, physical world.  Although this trend will impact industry verticals, its embrace by consumers may produce a truly enormous wave of d

Sustainable ICT magazine approved for Phase 1 submission

May 23rd, 2017

On May 24th 2017, the ComSoc Board of Governors (BoG) approved for phase 1 submission the Green ICT initiative's proposal for a magazine on "Sustainable ICT".

As per the initiative's multi-Society mission statement, ComSoc is sharing the new publication's technical and financial sponsorship with other IEEE Societies.

What role does ICT play in sustainable development? Quel rôle joue les TIC dans le développement durable?

May 15th, 2017

Charles Despins, Dean of Research at the École de technologie supérieure in Montréal and co-chair of the IEEE Green ICT Initiative is featured in this month’s Smart City Mag in France.

Smart City Mag is aimed at public, private and institutional players who think and implement the digital transformation of cities and territories.

Course on Designing the Green Internet

May 15th, 2017


Energy efficient design of access, backbone and the Cloud

A streaming video access only for 15 Days.  Last day to purchase registration to this course is 13 August 2017.

Great coverage for the GtICT Summit in Future Direction Newsletter

March 31st, 2017


For your information, the Greening through ICT Summit and the first IEEE Young Professional Green ICT Idea Competition is being promoted to over 30,000+ members of the IEEE initiatives in this month’s IEEE Future Direction Newsletter.

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Greening Artificial Intelligence: Sustainability Is the challenge, and AI Can Help Itself

March 22nd, 2017

As the power of sensors and processing rise and their costs drop, artificial intelligence (AI) holds the potential for greening many systems, including itself, and poses challenges for energy consumption and related environmental impacts.